School on Lockdown after a Student Brings Fake Gun on Premises

A middle school in Tampa was locked down twice last week after a student was caught bringing weapons on the premises. One of the weapons was shaped like an actual handgun, causing local authorities to place the school on lockdown. According to the incident report, an officer caught a student with a BB gun that was shaped like a .45 caliber pistol. After school officials determined that there was no longer a threat to the student population and the school was opened again. The young man was taken into custody and parents were issued letters about the incident.

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